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West Point in Orange County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Kosciuszko’s Garden
Built 1778
 
Kosciuszko’s Garden Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, February 12, 2012
1. Kosciuszko’s Garden Marker
 
Inscription.
This garden was constructed as a retreat by Colonel Thaddeus Kosciuszko, Polish patriot, fortifications engineer for the Continental Army 1776-1783, during his tour of duty for the purpose of constructing fortifications at West Point.

 
Location. 41° 23.503′ N, 73° 57.217′ W. Marker is in West Point, New York, in Orange County. Marker can be reached from Cullum Road, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is located at the US Military Academy behind building 603. Marker is in this post office area: West Point NY 10996, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Kosciuszko’s Garden (here, next to this marker); Kosciuszko’s Garden Restoration (here, next to this marker); Surrender at Saratoga (here, next to this marker); Malek Tennis Center (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); General George S. Patton, Jr. (about 700 feet away); Thayer Walk (about 700 feet away); Dwight David Eisenhower (about 800 feet away); Twentieth Century Wars (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in West Point.
 
Also see . . .  Biography of Tadeusz Kosciuszko. (Submitted on February 17, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Marker at West Point Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, February 12, 2012
2. Marker at West Point
 
 
Kosciuszko’s Garden Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, February 12, 2012
3. Kosciuszko’s Garden Marker
 
 
Kosciuszko’s Garden Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, February 12, 2012
4. Kosciuszko’s Garden
The marker is at the top of the stairs to the right.
 
 
Thaddeus Kosciuszko Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, September 5, 2009
5. Thaddeus Kosciuszko Monument
This statue of Thaddeus Kosciuszko is located near the marker, at Fort Clinton, one of the fortifications he built at West Point.
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on February 17, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 266 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on February 17, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
 
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